Polk Elementary School (Closed 2015)

630 Interchange Road
Kresgeville, PA
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Polk Elementary School served 269 students in grades Kindergarten-3.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 85-89% (which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 72%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 75-79% (which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 70%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-3
Total Students269 students
This chart display total students of Polk Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Polk Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Polk Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
85-89%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
75-79%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Polk Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
8%
11%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
3%
15%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
83%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Polk Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score
0.300.53
This chart display the diversity score of Polk Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Polk Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePleasant Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Polk Elementary School is Pleasant Valley High School (4.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Pleasant Valley Middle School (4.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Valley Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Kunkletown Pleasant Valley Elementary School Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-3 | 1,185 student
    1.3 miles
    476 Polk Township Road
    Kunkletown, PA 18058
    (570) 402-1000
    1.3 K-3 1,185
  • Kunkletown Pleasant Valley Intrmd School Math: 53% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 1,015 student
    1.3 miles
    477 Polk Township Road
    Kunkletown, PA 18058
    (570) 402-1000
    1.3 4-6 1,015
  • Lehighton Towamensing Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 336 students
    4.3 miles
    7920 Interchange Rd
    Lehighton, PA 18235
    (610) 681-4024
    4.3 K-6 336
  • Brodheadsville Pleasant Valley Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 68%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 733 students
    4.7 miles
    2233 Route 115
    Brodheadsville, PA 18322
    (570) 402-1000
    4.7 7-8 733
  • Brodheadsville Pleasant Valley High School Math: 66% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,671 student
    4.9 miles
    1671 Route 209
    Brodheadsville, PA 18322
    (570) 402-1000
    4.9 9-12 1,671
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